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    September 25, 2010
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good morning, everybody. on this saturday morning, it is a very warm one out there. we actually did it yesterday, we tied the record high of 95 degrees. i thought we'd come up a couple degrees short, but it happened. good morning. look outside again, you can see it's quiet around the region, but believe it or not a cold front is going through. for today's forecast, we're going to transition between the warm air to the cooler air. it's on the way, but not quite yet today. if you're a fan of this warm
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weather, enjoy today. because the next few days we're setting up to a much different weather pattern where the cool air takes over and our chances for showers will really increase. wind wise we turned to the southwest and picked up with the front going through. as the front continues to push through, the winds will turn to the northwest and bring in some cooler air, but not today. look where we're starting out today, 72 baltimore. 76 in hagerstown. dew points are very high, muggy out there this morning. here's the front, if you've been tracking the past couple days, it brought a lot of flooding rain farther west, but it has diminished significantly. there could be a couple showers out west, but they have been diminishing. some clouds, maybe a shower as the front crosses through, behind it the cool down starts to kick in. now when we put that together, here's the cold front, it gets out of here but behind it there is another storm system. this one will change our
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weather pattern. clouds will come in tomorrow during the day. the chance for a shower or two, but rain returning to the region. if you're heading to the game tomorrow, or the prostate cancer challenge not the first half, more so tomorrow night into monday when the rain chances will increase. there could be a couple showers ahead of that. when this storm comes up for from the south we have the chance for heavy rain monday into tuesday. we have really dropped in the rain buckets with this beautiful stretch of weather we've had, we're over 2 inches on in the month. this is matthew in the tropics, skirting the coastlines right now moving to the west northwest quickly at 15 miles per hour. you can see with this track, it takes it through monday, eventually it's going to take it toward the gulf. we'll be monitoring this closely because it's either going to be this: it's convoluted whether it's this or another storm that's going to spin up, but it looks like the southeastern part of the united states has to pay close attention to the tropics the next few days. we'll keep you updated on those. lisa became a hurricane
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overnight. 75 miles per hour at the 11:00 update, it was updated to 80-mile per hour, now back down to 75. moving to the north at 8 miles per hour. when we put all this together for a forecast, small craft advisory in effect as winds kick up with a front coming through and four hour forecast today, this is what we've got going on, 86 for the high. we start to transition today. tonight we go into the 50s. for the next couple days, here comes cooler air. tomorrow we only get to 70. 70 monday. tomorrow there is a chance for a couple showers during the day. the rain chances should hold off until late sunday, monday. chances for heavy rain monday into tuesday before that storm system gets out of here. even when it does we remain in the 70s for our highs. good morning don. good morning, thank you for the long weather forecast, give me a chance to get settled in the chair unexpectedly. i'm filling in for gigi this morning. my voice will pick up in a
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minute. in the news hope and healing, renewed support for a local hurt in a bombing halfway around the world. 100 people were killed in the suicide bombing in you granada this summer. ellicott teen emily kerstetter was badly injured. emily is now home and is on the way to recovery. weijia jiang has the latest chapter of emily's story. >> reporter: good morning, everyone emily kerstetter was not up for being photographed but she was excited for being around friends. a few months ago she was fighting for her life in africa. >> in ellicott city, eight bands came together for one cause on friday night together for one young woman, 16-year-old emily kerstetter. the teen survived the horrific july bombing in you began da that left almost 100 people dead. kerstetter is still recovering from a shattered leg. her boyfriend organized the benefit concert to raise money for medical bills. it was the first time she saw
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friends outside of the hospital room since the bombing. >> it's a great feeling getting to see your sister again after she's been gone so long. >> reporter: after kerstetter returned to maryland in august, her mother shared the story exclusively with wjz. >> my daughter doesn't remember a lot about that evening. she didn't see anything either, those are the two real blessings in that whole nightmare. she never really knew if when she came out of the surgery if she would still have her leg. >> reporter: mr. kerstetter said emily was bedridden all week with an illness. friday morning she was able to gardner enough energy and strength to be transferred to a wheelchair because she did not want to miss this concert. >> she's doing fairly well. she's working hard with her physical therapy and things like that. he was able to get out tonight. she's here, so we're very thankful for that. >> really getting out as much as she can. she really appreciates everyone coming and supporting her and everyone singing. >> reporter: kerstetter appeared to be in high spirits at the show, her top priority now going
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home from the hospital for good. kerstetter is working with doctors to rehabilitate her leg as an inpatient at kennedy kreiger. wjz is always on for more information on how you can help emily click on our website wjz.com and click on local news. a first of its kind judge's ruling against a columbia teacher's aid. 38-year-old carl walker was found guilty of sexually abusing a third grader at bryant woods elementary, but there is no evidence he ever touched the girl. a howard county judge ruled walker sexually exploited the girl by giving her love notes asking to kiss her. he could face 14 years in prison. harford county a terrifying trip to school. the bus was involved in a multi-vehicle crash. nine people were injured. one is still at shock trauma this morning. it's gigi barnett who has the
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story. >> reporter: six students never made it to class this morning. now police are trying to determine what caused a car to crash into their school bus. closed roads block a short stretch of route 155 to drivers this morning. chopper 13 captured the damage from above. harford county traffic officers try to make sense of the mangled mess. >> right now, harford county sheriff's office traffic unit deputies are reconstructing the scene of the accident. too early in the investigation. >> reporter: their early reports show the driver of the gray car lost control of the vehicle, crossed over the double line and hit the school bus. it was carrying six students to meadowville elementary. but the bus driver lost control, slammed into the suv and flipped over on its side. medics rushed the suv driver to shock trauma. minutes after 8:00, alex heard the sirens rushing to his neighborhood. he believes the foggy weather
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conditions may have played a part. >> you get a morning like this you never know. >> you see the bus toppled over and smoke out of the suv. >> reporter: a neighbor sent michelle pictures of the wreck on her cell phone. her oldest daughter was on a county bus headed to a different school. >> my first thought was whose fault was it. it's scary to think you put your child on the bus and its something the bus driver could have done to make it happen. >> reporter: drugs and alcohol do not seem to play a part in this accident. now they're trying to determine what caused the driver of that car to lose control of the vehicle. in harford county, i'm gigi barnett back to you on tv hill. thank you, gigi. shock trauma reports the driver of the car, edward folderhour are is in critical condition. the children were treated at an area hospital and released. more charges for the so called preppy burglar who police gave that name after he was caught on video breaking into a howard county home wearing a shirt and tie.
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right after he was arrested and released, 38-year-old -- excuse me, jeremy hall was rearrested in montgomery county in connection would second break in. hall was released on the most recent charges in montgomery county. three people were involved in a bank heist in florida. the thieves broke into the apartment of a teller on thursday night. yesterday morning they sent the teller inside the bank with a possible bomb strapped to his body. he then grabbed money from the vault and brought it to the robbers outside. nobody has been hurt. the teller was cleared of any wrongdoing. the president fires back the iran's president after mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested that the u.s. could be behind the 9/11 attacks. the president called the comments hateful. iran's president is not backing down. >> reporter: president obama has some strong words for iran's leader. >> it was offensive.
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it was hateful. >> reporter: the president is slamming mahmoud ahmadinejad for suggesting the u.s. government was behind the 9/11 attacks to prop up israel. the iranian president made the comment at the united nations thursday. >> particularly for him to make the statement here in manhattan, just a little north of ground zero where families lost their loved ones. for him to make a statement like that was inexcusable. >> reporter: mushing claims most of the world and most americans are suspicious about what happened at ground zero and says the u.s. government used 9/11 to justify two wars. >> under the pretext of that event two countries were invaded and up till now, hundreds of thousands of people have been killed as a result. >> reporter: president obama insists ahmadinejad does not represent the people of iran. >> it just shows once again sort of the difference between how
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the iranian leadership and this regime operates and how i think the vast majority of the iranian people who are respectful and thoughtful think about these issues. >> reporter: the president says the u.s. and iran do not have to be enemies. and he is still willing to extend a diplomatic hand. >> ahmadinejad also said he is prepared to resume talks with other world powers about iran's nuclear development program. he said talks could begin again in october. stephen colbert makes a visit to capitol hill. some congressmen called it a stunt, others thought it brought the attention to my grant farm workers. >> i like talking to people who don't have any power and this seems like one of the least powerful people in the united states are migrant workers who do work and don't have any rights as a result. >> colbert spent a day as a
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farm workering for his show on comedy central. he was asked to appear by the chairwoman of the subcommittee. a late night appeal springs lindsay lohan from jail. a judge said she could post bail. it would have kept her behind bars until late october. lohan was sent to jail after failing a mandatory drug test required after violating probation on a 2007dui and drug arrest. heading into their home opener against the cleveland browns, ravens rookie kindle makes his first public appearance two months after he fell down the stairs and suffered a skull fracture. he will not play this season, but after he was placed on injured reserve but he did sign his contract this week allowing him to rejoin his teammates. he talked about the toughest part of his ordeal. >> basically not playing, you know. and i don't find that hard anymore, because the good thing
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is that i'm still here today. i was blessed to make it through that and get a second chance. >> the ravens finally get to play a game here at home. you can see tomorrow's game against the cleveland browns here on wjz 13. our live coverage kicks off at 1:00, exclusively to wjz 13. 13 minutes past 6:00. >> nice to see you again. >> unexpectedly on my part. >> swap positions as you can see. it's going to be another warm one out there. cooler air is on the way. we'll make big changes in the weather pattern next week. what we have going on for today, overall we're still warm because we were in the 90s yesterday. we did it yesterday, we did actually tie the record of 95 degrees. i thought we would be a couple degrees short, but we hit it. today we'll be in the 80s. tomorrow barely 70 degrees. that's the transition this weekend. winds out of the southwest now. they will turn to the west and northwest as the front passes through this morning. there is not a lot to the front
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right now. ahead of it it is very warm. 72 in baltimore. 76 in hagerstown. region wide we are in the 70s except the mountains, 60 in oakland. there is that front, we've been watching this for a few days. it is a very huge front, but it's not that strong anymore. it's gotten so strung out that it's lost some of its energy. it's really weakened. there is a chance for a shower or two along this skinny line, could see a shower or two as it passes by today, a small chance. then that front will clear us and we've got another one coming our way. this other one will take a much more southern route, pick up a lot of moisture along the way and move our way. tomorrow the clouds come in. there is a chance for a couple showers during the day tomorrow. we're not guaranteeing a completely dry day for all the activities but not a rain out either. later tomorrow is when the rain starts to pick up. the 4:00 game we'll be more concerned, but it is a 1:00 game we're playing at home. then the rain picks up sunday
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night into monday in intensity. we have rounds of heavy rain coming our way monday and tuesday out of this storm system before it leaves us. we've gotten down on the rain buckets. we do this need this round. matthew is in the tropics a tropical storm that's been skirting the coastline here as it heads toward the yucatan peninsula, it will move west, northwest. winds are 52 miles per hour at this point. we've been tracking lisa. we still have. it is up to a hurricane now. winds are 75 miles per hour. it's moving north at 8 miles per hour. back at home what we have going on in our waters the winds are up today. small craft advisories are in effect. winds gusting to 20 knots. bay temperature down to 73 degrees. 86 for our high. we have a warm one out there. then tonight the cooler air starts to arrive. 57 for our low. tomorrow becoming mostly cloudy, chance for a shower or two and with that happening, we only
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top out around 70 degrees. the rain tomorrow night into monday keeps us at 70 degrees. the winds will continue heavy into tuesday and keep our temperatures in the 70s at least. we're not going back into the 90s we've had for the past couple days. the wiped gets out wednesday and thursday. there is a chance for rain late in the week. we've had a gorgeous stretch of days, but we're paying for it in the rain buckets. things are really dry out there. >> the rain if it comes late on sunday will be helpful and not be in anybody's way. >> we can hold it off until after the game. >> please do if you have any pull. >> all right. still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning, trial suspended. a judge has delayed prosecution of the man accused of kidnapping jaycee dugard and holding her captive fofer years. a generous donation, a gift to the new jersey school system from the creator of facebook.
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. right now we are coming in in the 70s. you can see the sun starting to rise a little bit out there. one more warm day. not as hot as the last couple, but hanging on to the warmth for one more day before we change this weather pattern. 72 in baltimore, 75 in easton,. you can see everyone in the 70s. 73 in westminster and bel air and 74 in annapolis. this afternoon we are going into the 80s. the winds are going to pick up out of the west and northwest. that will start to cool us down tonight. just the slightest chance for a shower as the front passes through, it's a really small chance. our chances for rain increase as we head through the next few days. we'll have the five-day later in the show. first we'll go back to some stories people will be talking about this morning. the trial for the man accused of kidnapping jaycee dugard and keeping her for years has been
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suspended. a mental evaluation has been ordered at his lawyer's request. the lawyer believes he is mentally ill. he was accused keeping dugard in his backyard for 18 years, and fathering two children. several troubled police officers in texas are given their walking papers. the department fired six officers, two of them directly involved in a controversial beating on videotape. the officers are seen beating a suspect after he was already down on the ground. another officer moved his dash camera in an attempt to cover up the incident and try to turn it off. police say four other officers were fired for separate violations like dwi and theft. and out of control tractor-trailer causes a major traffic problem in indiana. police say the driver told them he thought he saw a deer on the highway and tried to avoid it. the cab and trailer flipped on the eastbound lanes and the other went into the westbound lanes. nobody was seriously injured. several hours were taken to clear the highway. the founder of facebook
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probably has a lot more friend requests after he makes a huge donation. mark zuckerberg is pledging $100 million over the next five years to help the school system in newark, new jersey. he has no connection with that city and says he wanted to help somebody somewhere. the mayor is vowing to use the money to fund and improve public and chatter schools in his city. very interesting. >> he happened to get in a conversation with the mayor, but i guess he already had his do gooding in mind. >> very dynamic mayor they have going on up there. i guess he didn't want -- he wanted to do it anonymously. >> which would be impossible. >> and he was talked into -- not too many people have that much money to donate $100 million. you can limit the pool there. >> especially when the forbes 400 comes out at the same time. they could track down somebody. >> that's wonderful. the kids will benefit from that one. it will be a warm one day
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today, but we'll have cooler air coming. 85 for our high ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back. it's going to be a warm one day. big changes coming our way. tomorrow we top out around 70 degrees. could be a shower or two the first half of the day. the rain comes in sunday night into monday. the rain will be heavy monday into tuesday. still in the 70s for the five
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day forecast. let's talk about an invasion, crawling through cracks, flying in windows and could terrorize your sense of smell. the stink bugs are here in record numbers. suzanne collins explains why. >> reporter: they look like little tanks if you disturb them or crush them, they really do stink. at the cross household in randallstown stink bugs are congregating in great numbers on one side of the house, taking out welcome friend sign to heart. tape around the window air conditioner did not stop the tough critters from coming inside. >> i had like 40 in my bedroom. they seem to be seeping through the windows hybrids like get the bugs out we don't want the bugs. >> a windsor mill woman has the problem upstairs in a bedroom. >> every time it was worse and worse and worse and worse. >> reporter: what are you going do do? >> we stripped the room. we bombed it, sealed it up and i've got the exterminator coming and i'm over it. these bugs have got to go. >> reporter: this stink bug is not native to america.
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the first ones believed to have hitched a ride from a container in asia in 2003 landing in allentown, pennsylvania. they are spreading and are now in maryland. a towson university bug expert says their population is broke exponentially. >> you'll get a geometric increase as east female produces 20 to 50 eggs and there is nothing keeping these eggs from growing and thriving. >> reporter: this species has no predators in the u.s. now that its getting colder, the stink bug wants to come inside and get warm and cozy. at chapman gardens, the bugs have been setting off a motion alarm four and five times every night. >> they fly, they land on you, they're in groups. you open a door, they're in your hair. >> reporter: what's the best weapon against stink bugs? according to the experts it's a vacuum cleaner, but they warn people if the bugs get crushed while they're sucked in your vacuum will really smell.
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>> just trying to kill them and my hands stung so bad, they were horrible. >> reporter: suzanne collins, wjz eyewitness news. >> stink bugs don't bite or spread disease but they can be harmful to some crops. after seeing suzanne's storm, i got my dust buster, one of the best inventions known to man and i sucked up about 30 of them from a screened in portion of our deck. took them out at the open aimed them at the neighbor's house and let them go. >> now you let your secret out! >> the neighbors -- direct them back your way. the neighbors had their own share i'm sure. >> i don't think they will notice. unless they're watching the program. coming up more of emily's story, a big step on the road of recovery injured in africa in a terrorist attack. also out on bail a late night decision springs actress lindsay lohan from behind bars. a day of healing at uva, months after a baltimore county
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native yeardley love is killed. i'm mary bubala we'll take you i'm mary bubala we'll take you to the campus and show ,,,,
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hello again. welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm don scott, filling in temporarily for gigi barnett. >> i'm bernadette woods in for
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tim williams this saturday morning. we just repeated what we did during the week. flipping sides though. it's a warm one, that hasn't changed since earlier on in the week. we had one cool day, but it's been warm the last couple days in the mornings. this is the last warm morning. if you like too get up, take a walk in the morning with your coffee, today is the day to do so. things will change the next few days. 72 in baltimore. we take you in closer, 70s across the region. 71 in westminster, 73 in rock hall, 74 in kent island. a gorgeous morning. there is a cold front coming through. there is not much to this front. there is the slightest chance for a shower. what we're going to notice after a warm day today is the cooler air that arrives behind it and the chance for showers and eventually rain is going to pick up over the next few days. enjoy today, spend some time outside after this newscast. we're going to top out around 85. we'll have your full forecast coming up. you ever my permission to duck outside during the news,
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but come back in. here's what people are talking about a howard county teen is back home after being injured in a deadly bombing in uganda. family and friends raised money for her recovery last night. eight bands performed for emily kerstetter concert. the teen was on a church mission trip when she was injured in a bombing that killed almost 100 people. she is still recovering from a shattered leg. family members say the 16-year-old did attend the local event. >> she's doing fairly well. she's working hard with her physical therapy and things like that. so she was able to get out tonight and she's here. so we're very thankful for that. >> kerstetter's boyfriend organized the concert to raise money for her medical bills. kerstetter is rehabbing her leg as an inpatient at the kennedy kreiger. some are saying that didn't last long. lindsay lohan's latest trip to jail is less than a day after she appeals a judge's ruling to keep her behind bars for a month. sandra hughes is reporting for
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wjz. >> reporter: a last minute plot twist in the personal drama of actress lindsay lohan. a late night appeal could spring the actress from behind bars, just a short time after a judge sent her there on a probation violation. this morning, lohan entered the beverly hills courthouse dressed in the essentially hollywood star let style, short skirt high heels, dark sunglasses. lindsay lohan did not speak or cry during a brief court appearance. then she was led away in handcuffs to begin processing for her new look, one she is worn before, jail house orange. >> she's going to go through the same physical and mental evaluation. he'll be housed as what we call a keep away because of the celebrity status that she has. >> reporter: lohan was september to jail after failing a mandatory drug test required after she violated probation on her 2007dui and drug arrest. her mom dina was in court as was her father michael who doesn't
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think his daughter is to blame. >> she hasn't gotten help for her addiction. she doesn't make the right decisions shevment doesn't know better. >> reporter: by early evening her lawyer had filed an appeal in another court and lohan was set to be released if she posted a $300,000 bail. the bail comes with conditions. she can not drink, cannot go to bars and has to wear an alcohol monitoring bracelet. lohan's continued court appearances could likely stall a planned come back. her role in a movie of the life of linda loaflays may be put on hold. sandra hughes, wjz eyewitness news. >> lohan has been sent to jail three times for the 2007 drug and drunk driving case. twice she was released early because of over crowding inside the jail. meantime another much talked about case in california is winding down. the man accused of causing the crash that killed angel's pitcher nick adenheart has been convicted of driving with a suspended license. andrew gallow was also driving drunk when he crashed into the
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car. all were killed. the jury is deliberating on three counts of murder. maryland is just one week away from going hands free on the road. are you ready? the state's cell phone ban comes on the heels of disturbing new numbers about distracted driving. as suzanne collins reports the new law may be just in time. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of people are out this weekend buying hands free technology for their cell phones. they know that by next friday that is the only legal way that you can talk and drive. the car has become an office for many people who need to stay in touch, talking, tweeting or texting. we've seen it on the glowed people with one hand on the wheel and the phone about this level, you know pushing things about. you don't know whether they're texting, if they're dialing. >> texting while driving is already illegal in maryland. starting next friday it will also be against the law to talk and drive unless it's hands free. >> the new law doesn't prevent you from touching your phone to send a call, end a call or turn
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your phone off. aaa is advocating you don't talk on the cell phone at all while driving. they say it's the conversation that's distracting. >> it's not the act of holding the cell phone. it's the act of holding the conversation that is the distraction. >> reporter: a new aaa study shows 70% of people admit they talk on cell phones when they drive. 24% say they read or text. 52% say they feel less safe on the road than they did just five years ago because of distracted drivers. >> it comes with a car charger. >> reporter: people are lining up for a hands free technology to get legal before the new law goes into effect. >> i don't really like the one that is go in your ear. so i wanted one that was more like earphones that go over your ears. >> reporter: the prices for blue tooth technology vary widely from about $25 to over 100 depending on the features, like comfort, and noise cancellation. >> if you work in a loud environment like a construction zone or a convertible, it's
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helptively have noise cancellation. it will block out the background noise. >> reporter: the hands free law is a secondary law. police cannot pull you over just for that. if you're pulled over for careless or negligent driving, they can tack on this additional charge. back to you on tv hill. >> thank you, suzanne. 14 other states already have hands free cell phone laws. baltimore city police had some additional company out on patrol on city streets last night. every precinct allowed citizens to go on ride alongs last night so they could see firsthand what police are doing to keep them safe. it's a department wide push to strengthen the relationship with the community. officers need the community's help to fight crime. and several precincts will be busy later today taking part in a nationwide push to get unwanted prescription drugs off the street. the dea is working with state police departments on a drug take back initiative allowing people to drop off prescription drugs with no questions asked. police stations in woodlawn,
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cockiesville, the event is 10:00 to 2:00. a college lacrosse player beaten to death allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend. five months after the death of yeardley love, the university of virginia devotes an entire day to improving safety and preventing violence. mary bubala has more on the changes there. >> reporter: yeardley love grew up in cockeysville and was weeks away from graduating from uva when police say her exboyfriend george huguely attacked and killed her in her apartment. >> beautiful young woman that had everything going for herself. >> reporter: yeardley love's murder impacted the campus so deeply that faculty, students and staff participated in an event called day of dialogue. it featured discussions, a resource fair and public art wear that veiled the columns of the historic rotunda with black
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cloth. love and huguely played lacrosse at uva, the president of the university has said athletics has been a strong supporter of this movement. >> every coach who was not actually competing today or doing key recruiting is here. and in fact, if you looked around here craig littlepage was here, coach london and many of the student athletes if their class schedule allows will be here. >> reporter: today marked the introduction of a student led initiative to train students and faculty to better see signs of trouble or abuse. friends of yeardley love said they knew the couple was arguing and had several intense fights before the day love died. huguely had problems with anger and alcohol it was later revealed. >> this could happen to anyone i know. it's close to home. >> reporter: george huguely had a previous arrest the school did not know about. in august uva announced all students must disclose previous arrests. if they don't they could be suspended or expelled. a field at.
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a car show features italian cars. the event is free. the money generated will benefit the children's guild. the event is tomorrow at rash field from 10:00 in the morning to 4:00 in the afternoon. that is a fiat with bernadette thought was a cute car. >> it is cute. all right to sports where the orioles final road trip of the season gets off to bad start. tillman had a rough game giving up several hits to the blue jays and batista. he hit two home runs including this one which brought in the go ahead run. batista leads the majors with 52 home runs on the season. the orioles lose in toronto 6- 4. i thought that car was
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cute. i don't know if that was the word they were looking for, but it is. >> it must have been economical, why they built them so small. >> in europe things are smaller. >> that's probably a 30-year- old european car. it is cute, i agree. >> get out there if orgeat chance. if you're looking for something to do, we had ron on earlier this week, and they are really cool looking cars. you want to check some of those out. this is what we have going on outside this morning. a warm start to the day once again. take a look, just over the city. the sun is starting to come up. a beautiful morning. if you get a chance, take your coffee up to the deck and enjoy it one more time. the cooler air is on the way. all right. here's our overall pattern right now. we are still on that warm side of the jet stream for one more day. the cooler air is on the way in. today is a transitional day. winds are turning west as a cold front goes through. the winds are picking up and as we head through the afternoon we're going to start to see temperatures drop. right now it's in the 70s for
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most of us this morning. a very warm start to the day. tonight we drop back into the 50s. we will not recover that much tomorrow. here's the cold fronts. notice how it has fizzled out. there may be a shower or two with it. you notice there is not a lot going on with this front anymore. it will continue pushing off to the southeast. what we said we're going to notice is what's behind that front. the cooler air coming down and then another storm system comes our way sunday into monday. this one will dip south and pick up moisture along the way and move in our direction. the clouds come in tomorrow. chance for a couple showers, but the rain really looks like it will hold off until later sunday into monday. in the southern part of the state you have a better chance of rain early in the day. in the city, we've been focusing on because of the game and the prostate cancer challenge, most of the day will be dry for that. later in the day the rain arrives. monday the rain will be heavy at times. that will continue into tuesday. in the tropics, we have matthew
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out there. tropical storm moving west, northwest, 15 miles per hour. this thing has been cruising along. it will make it's way to the yucatan peninsula. out there, way out there lisa, we've been talking about for a while and will continue to is up to a hurricane. winds 75 miles per hour. moving to the north this time after doing a loop and it's eventually going to start to weaken again as it moves off to the north into some cooler water. our water still 73 for our bay temperature. small craft advisory in effect later today. one thing i wanted to point out not necessarily a good thing but to keep you up to date on what's happening. this is the first time this year that the sun will set before 7:00 p.m. so we're starting to lose a minute or two on those days this time of year. overall today will be a warm one with sunshine out there and some clouds. 86 for our high. tonight we drop down into the 50s. and then tomorrow we don't go up all that much. 70 for our high. chance for a couple showers. the rain chances will hold off
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until later we think. that will pick up in intensity monday and tuesday, with heavy rain around here to help us make up for the rainfall deficit we've created this month after some beautiful days. it looks like right now we clear out temporarily. >> going to be a wet fall, huh? >> yes, because officially we're just now getting into fall. >> thank you. still ahead on wjz's eyewitness news on saturday morning, colorado wild fires charges are filed in connection with the blaze that destroyed two homes and charred hundreds of acres of the land out there. and the octomom auction, the mother of 14 is selling off her belongings. eyewitness news saturday morning will continue in ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. it is now 6:48. 72 degrees, if i read the clock correctly. police say they found the man who started the huge wild fire in colorado. prosecutors are filing arson charges against the man they say started the fire while burning trash near his home. hundreds of people had to be evacuated from their homes as the fire burned 700 acres of land before being contained. two houses were destroyed. back here in the u.s -- well i guess that's still in the u.s. a different pared, nadya
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suleman is making headlines not because of her numerous children. the so called octomom is auctions off several possessions over the weekend. she is trying to raise money to save her home which is in foreclosure if you haven't heard. her attorney says the mother of 14 is having a hard time making ends meet and is considering going on welfare. and this morning's health watch an experimental treatment which could be a weapon in the fight against prostate cancer, the hifu treatment which stands for high intensity focused ultrasound. the treatment has fewer side effects than others and has proven effective in limited testing. doctors are hoping for fda approval to widen clinical trials. the great prostate cancer challenge is tomorrow morning. marty will be there to host the run, walk and more at 8:00. johnny united stadium at towson university. go to wjz.com for more information. our participation is all part of wjz's continuing community commitments. before we go to break,
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there is one thing i wanted to bring up, if you're looking for something to do outside, since it is a nice day and we have rain and cool air coming our way, the great event this afternoon, at the ed block courage award foundation miniature golf challenge. now it's going to be a par tee golf in perry hall. the event is at noon, the first round. there is a couple rounds. there will be a crab feast. such a good organization. >> they certainly are there. >> it's a really fun day. i'm going to be there this afternoon. so is mark viviano. if you're looking for something to do in the area, stop by. >> are you good at miniature golf? >> better than regular golf. i hold my own. i can walk in and feel confident. i mean on a regular golf course i don't have that confidence. >> neither do i and i play the regular courses all the time. >> takes me a long time to get the ball down to the hole. >> i'm familiar with that. > the ed block courage awards, a great institution and fundraiser today, have fun along the way. still ahead on wjz
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eyewitness news saturday morning: it is one of the most recognized themes in tv history, how you can help the university of maryland band cash in on hawaii five-0. here coming ,,,,,
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six and a half before 7:00. he's one of the most recognizable themes in history. a local university hopes it's banned's rendition will bring big bucks in from cbs. >> ron maase has more in college park. >> the music is unmistakeable. this is hawaii five-0. ♪[
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music ]♪ and no one does it better than the university of maryland's marching band. >> we're spelling out the words hawaii five-0 and making a wave and spelling book them, dano. >> the might me maryland musicians have been practicing hard. ♪[ music ] now competing against bands from 33 other states in marching band mania, sponsored by cbs. >> we brought it up in a meeting and they just jumped on. it they said oh yeah, this is us. we'll go for it, go after it and make this thing happen. >> big bucks are riding on the hawaii five-0 contest. cbs will award the winning school $25,000. >> and then also we were hoping to use some of the money for new uniforms, because i'm also the uniform manager and they are 13 years old and have a lot of love in them, but it would be nice to show our terp pride in
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something newer. ♪[ music ] i think we're all very hopeful that our video will get a lot of votes and excited to come together as a band and try our best. >> ron matz, wjz eyewitness news. >> book 'em, like um like university of maryland, dano. to vote for the university of maryland marching back go to wjz.com, scroll down to see the seen on section. voting continues through october the fourth. >> and don't miss the next episode of the smash hit hawaii five-0 monday at 10:00 p.m. only on wjz 13. good luck to them. >> a lot of money riding on that. when we come back, we'll have an exclusive eyewitness news first warning weather five day forecast. guess from who? ,,,, old gibbs canning company.
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welcome back. everybody, hang on, we're getting up to 86. you see the changes drastically tomorrow. only 70 for our high. below average. a couple showers during the day. the farther south you are in the state better chance for the rain to arrive during the daytime hours. the rain arrives tomorrow night, continues into monday. heavy at times monday into tuesday. we get a break on wednesday. that's our first hour of eyewitness news saturday morning. i think i have enough money in the meter to come back for the second hour. see you in a couple minutes. the sun is coming up in the east. what a ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning, everyone. a maryland teenager who was at the center of a terrorist attack in africa is making a big step toward recovery. i'm weijia jiang, that's next on wjz eyewitness news this morning. and terrifying trip, six harford county students are headed to school when their bus is involved in a serious accident. international showdown, barack obama fires back at iran's president after the leader suggests the u.s. was behind the 9/11 attack. after a hot end to the week is a cool down on the way. meteorologist bernadette woods has the answer in your first warning weather forecast. and. >> reporter: if you know what
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that means, you are ready for the greek festival. if you don't know what that means, perhaps you're ready to come to the greek festival. i'm mike schuh live. we will have the events from the greek festival when we return. join us. good morning, welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. i'm bernadette woods in for tim williams. on further review, his meter did run out. we have to say goodbye to don. we have gigi joining us. we have a beautiful one outside this morning, the sun coming up. a gorgeous sunrise. 72 degrees is our temperature. it's warm across the entire state. a cold front is about to come through. the warm air is hanging on for
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a little longer. 72 in baltimore, 70 in bel air and westminster. along the water, 73 in annapolis and kent island. this afternoon we will have a warm up. mid-80s for our highs. the thing is though after today big changes coming in the weather pattern. the cool air will return. the chance for rain will pick up. we'll have that coming up shortly. so enjoy today. get out there, get sunshine and then we'll have that forecast for you. thank you. now back to some stories people are talking about this morning. hope and healing, renewed support for a local hurt in a bombing halfway around the world. 100 people were killed in the suicide bombing in uganda this summer. ellicott teen emily kerstetter was badly injured. emily is now home and is on the way to recovery. weijia jiang has the latest chapter of emily's story. >> reporter: good morning, everyone emily kerstetter was not up for being photographed but she was excited for being around friends. hard to believe just a few months ago she was
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fighting for her life in africa. ♪[ music ] >> in ellicott city, eight bands came together for one cause on friday night together for one young woman, 16-year-old emily kerstetter. the teen survived the horrific july bombing in uganda that left almost 100 people dead. kerstetter is still recovering from a shattered leg. her boyfriend organized the benefit concert to raise money for medical bills. it was the first time she saw friends outside of the hospital room since the bombing. >> it's a great feeling getting to see your sister again after she's been gone so long. >> reporter: after kerstetter returned to maryland in august, her mother shared the story exclusively with wjz. >> my daughter doesn't remember a lot about that evening. she didn't see anything either, those are the two real blessings in that whole nightmare. she never really knew if when she came out of the surgery if she would still have her leg. >> reporter: mr. kerstetter said emily was bedridden all week with an illness. friday morning she was able to
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garner enough energy and strength to be transferred to a wheelchair because she did not want to miss this concert. >> she's doing fairly well. she's working hard with her physical therapy and things like that. she was able to get out tonight. she's here, so we're very thankful for that. >> really getting out as much as she can. she really appreciates everyone coming and supporting her and everyone singing. >> reporter: kerstetter appeared to be in high spirits at the show, her top priority now going home from the hospital for good. kerstetter is working with doctors to rehabilitate her leg as an inpatient at kennedy krieger. her family is not sure when they'll be able to check her out. weijia jiang, wjz eyewitness news. wjz is always on for more information on how you can help emily click on our website wjz.com and click on local news. a first of its kind judge's ruling against a columbia teacher's aid. 38-year-old carl walker was found guilty of sexually abusing
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a third grader at bryant woods elementary, but there is no evidence he ever touched the girl. a howard county judge ruled walker sexually exploited the girl by giving her love notes that talked about kissing her and asking her to keep it a secret. he could face 14 years in prison. more charges for the so called preppy burglar who police gave that name after he was caught on video breaking into a howard county home wearing a shirt and tie. right after he was arrested and 38-year-old jeremy hall was rearrested in montgomery county in connection would second break in. hall was released on the most recent charges in montgomery county. harford county a terrifying trip to school. the bus was involved in a multi-vehicle crash. nine people were injured. one is still at shock trauma this morning. >> closed roads block a short strep of route 155 to drivers.
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chopper 13 captured the damage from above. harford county traffic officers try to make sense of the mangled mess. >> right now, harford county sheriff's office traffic unit deputies are reconstructing the scene of the accident. too early in the investigation. >> reporter: their early reports show the driver of the gray car lost control of the vehicle, crossed over the double line and hit the school bus. it was carrying six students to meadowville elementary. but the bus driver lost control, slammed into the suv and flipped over on its side. medics rushed the suv driver to shock trauma. minutes after 8:00, alex heard the sirens rushing to his neighborhood. he believes the foggy weather conditions may have played a part. >> you get a morning like this you never know. >> you see the bus toppled over and smoke out of the suv. >> reporter: a neighbor sent michelle pictures of the wreck on her cell phone. her oldest daughter was on a county bus headed to a different
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school. >> my first thought was whose fault was it. it's scary to think you put your child on the bus and its something the bus driver could have done to make it happen. >> shock trauma reports the driver of the car is in critical condition. the children and the bus driver were treated at an area hospital and released. >> three people were involved in a bank heist in florida. the thieves broke into the apartment of a teller on thursday night. yesterday morning they sent the teller inside the bank with a possible bomb strapped to his body. he then grabbed money from the vault and brought it to the robbers outside. nobody has been hurt. the teller was cleared of any wrongdoing. the president fires back the iran's president after mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested that the u.s. could be behind the 9/11 attacks. mahmoud ahmadinejad claims most of the world is suspicious about what happened at ground
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zero and the u.s. used 9/11 to justify two words. president obama called the comments offensive and hateful. he insisted ahmadinejad does not represent the people of iran. >> just shows once again sort of the difference between how the iranian leadership and this regime operates and how i think the vast majority of the iranian people who are respectful and thoughtful think about these issues. >> and on the topic of iran's nuclear program, ahmadinejad says he is prepared to set a date to resume talks with other world powers. he says that could happen in october. heading into their home opener against cleveland, a ravens rookie sergio kindle made his first public appearance two months after he fell down the stairs and suffered a skull fractures. the second round draft pick will not play this season after he was placed on injured reserve. but he did sign a contract this
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week allowing him to rejoin his teammates. kindle talked about the toughest part of his ordeal. >> basically not playing, you know, i don't find that hard anymore. the good thing is i'm still here today. i was blessed to make it through that and get a second chance. the ravens finally get to play a home game. tomorrow's game against cleveland you can see it here on wjz, coverage is at 1:00 p.m. exclusively on wjz 13. our first home game. >> it is exciting. and don and i were talking earlier this week. the energy is there. every one is ready to come home and see a game in person. >> and really tailgate. that's what they want to do. >> a big part of the event. the whole day's experience. >> weather wise it will be a beautiful one out there today. we doe still have -- look at that sunrise. you can see we may need to work on washington that camera a little bit from that angle, but it is a beautiful sunrise out there this morning. it's going to be a nice day. as far as what we've got going
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on, overall with the weather is that we're transitioning today from really warm air. we actually hit our record of 95 degrees yesterday. by tomorrow we'll only be at 74 for a high. we'll still be on the warm side of things, but things are starting to change because of a cold front out there. that cold front will kick up winds as we head through the day. temperatures ahead of it in the 70s. it's a really warm start to the day, but cooler air sits right behind this front. the other thing going on with the storm, it's really losing it's strength. it's breaking apart into two different pieces. by the time it moves through here, there is that cold front, that is not a lot to it. there is the slightest chance for a shower as it passes through. it would just be a spring sprinkle or two. the. here's the second piece, the second piece will take a southern tract, pick up moisture and move into the mid-atlantic. the clouds come in tomorrow, a couple showers are possible. then the rain picks up later
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tomorrow into monday. if you're in the southern part of the state, the rain could move in by the end of the day, but for us in the city for the game and for the prostate cancer walk, it looks like the rain will hold off until after those events. the rain will be heavy at times monday and tuesday. tropical storm matthew is out there, moving off to the west, it keeps skirting land. it will move into the yucatan peninsula. lisa is up to a hurricane. we've been tracking it for a while. we'll keep you updated on that. small craft advisory in effect for our waters as we head through the day with winds picking up. 73 for our bay temperature. forecasted to hanging on to one last warm day of this stretch, 86 degrees outside. then tonight we go into the 50s. we start to cool it down. tomorrow chance for a couple showers. more clouds than showers. then on monday that rain is picking up in intensity. heavy rain monday and tuesday. and we had an amazing stretch of weather this september, because of that we're over two and a
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half inches below average on rainfall. we'll try to pick up some as we head through the week. >> without that rainfall, we don't won't have a pretty fall. >> we need the rain to get the beautiful colors. still ahead trial suspended. a judge has delayed prosecution of the man accused of kidnapping jaycee dugard and holding her captive for years. we'll explain why. generation donation, a new jersey school district gets an up expected gift from the creator of facebook. >> reporter: i'm mike schuh live at the fairgrounds, we have the greek beauty -- dancing beauties out here live. it is part of the greek festival. we'll come back and tell you why they're doing this when eyewitness news continues. first here are yesterday's winning lottery numbers. love it! ,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. right now we are coming in at 7:17 and it is 72 degrees outside. what a fantastic sunrise this is out there. enjoy it and it's going to be a warm start to the day.
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72 degrees is where we sit right now. 70s across most of the map other than 60s in the mountains. 73 in annapolis and kent island as you start off your weekend, we're going up to 86 this afternoon. we're going to see a mix of clouds and sunshine. there is a cold front going through. the winds are up a little bit out there. it's what is behind that cold front that will kick in the changes. the rain chances increase big time starting tomorrow. we'll have the five day forecast a little later. now over to you gigi first we'll go back to some stories people will be talking about this morning. the trial for the man accused of kidnapping jaycee dugard and keeping her for years has been suspended. a mental evaluation has been ordered at his lawyer's request. the lawyer believes he is mentally ill. gurido is accused of keeping dugard for 18 years and fathering two children.
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gurido and his wife are charged with sexual assault and kidnapping. >> speaker 1: the mayor is vowing to use the money to fund and improve public and charter schools in newark new jersey. the magic of grease is coming to maryland, the 37th annual greek festival in timonium. >> mike is speaking to me this morning. i was fortunate enough to take a trip to grease this year. so this is right up my alley. mike schuh is out for the greek festival. good morning. >> reporter: good morning we have lovely ladies part of the dance troupe. they have come out this morning, and come show us some of the dancing that's going to be done. this will be going on with their troop and other troops. kathy x is with me as well.
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this is a big deal. you are in charge of the food? >> i am indeed. >> we have a lot of food and dance. q. all greek food, gyros, spankope. >> tikanis, instead of food that means hello. >> kallah. >> we're fluent? >> we are. we are. >> the ladies, it's a competitive dance troupe. they do throw downs with other churches. >> they they compete in a folk dance contest. they've come in first place a lot of years. i don't know how many, but a lot. >> we can see them tonight and tomorrow? >> correct. they'll be here all weekend. >> reporter: this age group is the 16 to 18? >> correct. and then we have four other groups. >> so we are here in is this -- which one is this?
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>> this is the exhibition hall. >> reporter: we are in exhibition hall. of course it's greek, so you can always have something to he'll. i came in the back way, there is a huge tent. >> that's correct. >> reporter: that's food. >> food court. >> reporter: i come in here, there is food. >> pastries, beer, wine, soda. >> reporter: you get the idea if it's a greek festival every 5 feet there will be food. >> absolutely that's what we do. >> reporter: every 5 feet you're marched so you need a drink. >> absolutely you have to have the ouzo, the nice wine and beer. >> reporter: when we leave here we'll have ouzo and send it back to you. a big round of applause for the dancers. thank you. >> so food and dance. >> reporter: stopped right on coup. >> mike food and dancing sums it up. >> food and dancing sums it up and vendors are here too. for all your religions icon needs. >> saturday 11:00 a.m. to midnight and tomorrow 11:00
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a.m. to 8:00 p.m., (410)467-3348, information is on your screen. mike schuh live from the state fairgrounds this morning. i did. i fell in love with the country when we went, my husband and i this year. it is a fantastic place. you get a little taste of it when you go out there. >> did you eat a lot of food and do dancing? >> i didn't know the dances, maybe if i learned them i would have done more. i definitely did the eating. >> oopah! >> protecting the men in your life from a ,,,,
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>> speaker 1: welcome back everybody. today it will be a warm one, but a transition day for us. we'll get into the 80s, a beautiful start to the weekend. tomorrow in the 70s. there is a chance for a couple showers during the day. the rain chances pick up tomorrow night. they'll continue for the beginning part of the week. heavy rain is possible monday and tuesday, then it starts to back off wednesday and thursday. prostate cancer effects 200,000 men every year. the great prostate challenge event will happen again tomorrow in towson. as kai jackson explains it's an effort sponsored by wjz to save lives by raising awareness about the disease. >> reporter: the numbers are staggering, between 40 and 50,000 men in the -- u.s. die of
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prostate cancer. >> from night one i was not going to allow that to beat me. >> reporter: chesapeake urology, prostate cancer challenge will take part september 26th. >> it's a nice fundraiser where all the proceeds go for prostate cancer research and advocacy. >> when james lily discovered he had prostate cancer he was proactive about his treatment. >> in the end what i did after talking with everyone, i opted for the radiation treatment and the seed implants. >> it's generally something that just people just get. only about 10% are passed down through generations and family. 90% of people who are diagnosed with prostate cancer have no family history. honorary chairman,. >> an all star line up of baltimore colts legends will be at the event. doctors are encouraged that when
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caught early prostate cancer get be cured. >> the objective is to have men come out and be screened with a simple test like a physical examination and a psa test, we can find prostate cancer earlier on people, giving them a higher chance of cure. >> reporter: kai jackson, wjz eyewitness news. >> the great prostate cancer challenge is tomorrow. marty will be there to host the run, walk and more starting at 8:00 a.m. at johnny united stadium at towson university. go to wjz.com for more information. it's all part of wjz's continuing community commitment. he will be back from vacation for that. it looks to be a great event. ron was out there earlier this week, talking to people involved in it. it should be really nice. >> it's so have fun and make sure you stay healthy. >> we were talking earlier don and i about some personal stories we know of people who because of this campaign went and got checked and were able to deal with things. i mean i know a trainer at our gym, a lot of people knew him,
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he didn't know until he saw these. he did have prostate cancer. he was treated and living great again. >> do it. >> it's important, very important. >> all right. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning, emily's story. a big step on the road to recovery for a maryland girl injured during a terrorist attack in africa. out on bail, a late night decision springs actress lindsay lohan from behind bars. there will be a lot more reading in one baltimore county school after a generous gift from a world renowned surgeon. and there will be more gifts like this to come. i'm andrea fuji. , that story is coming up ,,,,,,
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man: we need a sofa. something i can stretch out on! woman: ooh... that will go with those lamps my mother gave us. or we could get some new lamps. or we could get no sofa. negotiating, eh? you got it! how about a nice home for our tv? how about doors to hide that drive-in theater? how about a cowhide rug? yee-haw! and the snacks? get their own place. let the marathon begin!
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. i'm bernadette woods in for tim williams on this warm saturday morning. it is a warm, warm start to the day. we've had a couple of these. >> when will fall begin? >> it officially began. you will feel it tomorrow. if you like the warm weather, don't complain, today is the last day of this string. the magic will happen tomorrow. today 72 degrees. the temperatures you're seeing around the region will be higher than our highs tomorrow. so we're at 69 right now in westminster 71 in bel air. as we head through the
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afternoon, we're going into the 80s. a cold front is coming through today, that knocks us down from the 90s yesterday. behind it, tomorrow we're only at 70 for our high. >> thank you. here's what people are talking about a howard county teen is back home after being injured in a deadly bombing in uganda. family and friends raised money for her recovery last night. eight bands performed for emily kerstetter concert. the teen was on a church mission trip when she was injured in a bombing that killed almost 100 people. she is still recovering from a shattered leg. family members say the 16-year-old did attend the local event. >> she's doing fairly well. she's working hard with her physical therapy and things like that. so she was able to get out tonight and she's here. so we're very thankful for that. >> kerstetter's boyfriend organized the concert to raise money for her medical bills. kerstetter is rehabbing her leg as an inpatient at the kennedy kreiger.
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some are saying that didn't last long. lindsay lohan's latest trip to jail is less than a day after she appeals a judge's ruling to keep her behind bars for a month. sandra hughes is reporting for wjz. >> reporter: a last minute plot twist in the personal drama of actress lindsay lohan. a late night appeal could spring the actress from behind bars, just a short time after a judge sent her there on a probation violation. this morning, lohan entered the beverly hills courthouse dressed in the essentially hollywood star let style, short skirt high heels, dark sunglasses. lindsay lohan did not speak or cry during a brief court appearance. then she was led away in handcuffs to begin processing for her new look, one she is worn before, jail house orange. lohan was cents to jail after failing a
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mandatory drug test required after she violated probation on her 2007dui and drug arrest. her mom dina was in court as was her father michael who doesn't think his daughter is to blame. >> she hasn't gotten help for her addiction. she doesn't make the right decisions. she doesn'tknoww better. >> reporter: by early evening her lawyer had filed an appeal in another court and lohan was set to be released if she posted a $300,000 bail. the bail comes with conditions. she cannot drink, cannot go to bars and has to wear an alcohol monitoring bracelet. lohan's continued court appearances could likely stall a planned come back. her role in a movie of the life of linda loaflays may be put on hold. sandra hughes, wjz eyewitness news. >> lohan has been sent to jail three times for the 2007 drug and drunk driving case. twice she was released early because of over crowding inside the jail. meantime another much talked about case in california is winding down. the man accused of causing the crash that killed angel's pitcher nick adenhart has been convicted of driving with a suspended license. andrew gallo was also driving drunk when he crashed into the
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car. carrying adenhart and two other people. they were all killed. the jury is deliberating on three counts of murder. maryland is just one week away from going hands free on the road. are you ready? the state's cell phone ban comes on the heels of disturbing new numbers about distracted driving. as suzanne collins reports the new law may be just in time. >> reporter: good morning. a lot of people are out this weekend buying hands free technology for their cell phones. they know that by next friday that is the only legal way that you can talk and drive. the car has become an office for many people who need to stay in touch, talking, tweeting or texting. we've seen it on the roads people with one hand on the wheel and the phone about this level, you know pushing things about. you don't know whether they're texting, if they're dialing. >> texting while driving is already illegal in maryland. starting next friday it will also be against the law to talk and drive unless it's hands free.
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>> the new law doesn't prevent you from touching your phone to send a call, end a call or turn your phone off. aaa is advocating you don't talk on the cell phone at all while driving. they say it's the conversation that's distracting. >> it's not the act of holding the cell phone. it's the act of holding the conversation that is the distraction. >> reporter: is new aaa study shows 70% of people admit they talk on cell phones when they drive. 24% say they read or text. 52% say they feel less safe on the road than they did just five years ago because of distracted drivers. >> it comes with a car charger. >> reporter: people are lining up for a hands free technology to get legal before the new law goes into effect. >> i don't really like the one that is go in your ear. so i wanted one that was more like earphones that go over your ears. >> reporter: the prices for blue tooth technology vary widely from about $25 to over 100 depending on the features, like comfort, and noise cancellation. >> if you work in a loud environment like a construction
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zone or a convertible, it's helptively have noise cancellation. it will block out the background noise. >> reporter: the hands free law is a secondary law. police cannot pull you over just for that. if you're pulled over for careless or negligent driving, they can tack on this additional charge. back to you on tv hill. >> thank you, suzanne. 14 other states already have hands free cell phone laws. the downtown partnership wants to breathe new life into some parts of downtown baltimore. officials say there are too many empty store fronts out down and that needs to change. the downtown partnership's operation is starting a new operation offering $10,000 in start up money for businesses willing to fill spaces on charles and calvert streets. interested businesses should submit a proposal before the november 22nd deadline. getting children to drop the video games and focus on books, that's the goal of the ben carson reading project. the charity opened it's 50th reading room at jacksonville elementary school in baltimore
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county. as andrea fujii explains in the school watch report, there are more reading rooms to come. >> reporter: a grand celebration for the grand opening of the ben carson reading home at jacksonville elementary. >> i think it's really cool. >> reporter: 665 brand new books in a newly decorated room dedicated to reading. >> they took this room and presented it to make it look really nice. and take children to learn a little more. >> reporter: candy carson wife of the world renowned johns hopkins neurosurgeon dr. ben carson heads the carson scholars' fund which has built 50 reading rooms across the country. >> it helps the kids to develop themselves to be the best they can be, come up with new innovations. >> reporter: with a $10,000 donation from proctor and gamble, this is the 38th reading room in maryland.
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out of all the reading rooms this is unique. it's the only one with a separate read allowed room. reading was fundamental to dr. carson's professional achievements. >> he was at the bottom of his class in the fifth grade and his mom started a reading program. >> reporter: they hope for the same success for these students. >> i think i'm really going to enjoy it. i would really like to thank them. >> reporter: getting a book in every student's hands one child at a time: >> keep reading. the ben carson reading project hopes to get a reading room in every school in the country. don't miss out on easy ways to save money when it comes to your home. mary bubala has some ideas on how you can be an energy saver. >> reporter: good morning in today's energy saver have you heard of home performance with energy star? it is a national program offered to all bge customers. rather than focusing on a single problem like leaky windows, the home performance review looks at energy issues throughout your entire home.
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a certified home performance contractor will complete an energy audit which includes diagnostic tests. benefits include rebates and potential energy savings of 20 # percent or more. i'm mary bubala, wjz 13 trying to help you be an energy saver. thank you, mary. for more information on how you can be an energy saver go to wjz.com and click on our special section on the home page. good morning once again everybody. it is a warm one out there. and enjoy it today because the changes are coming. you asked when fall was coming. it's coming tomorrow. there is energy bank stadium, the site of the magic kicking off at 1:00 tomorrow. you can see it here on wjz 13 if you're not fortunate to have tickets. we have all the coverage and action here. >> here's our situation, we're sort of transitioning today. we're on the warm side of things still today, but the cooler air is on the way. we'll not top out in the 90s like yesterday afternoon.
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we matched the record high of 90. today we will pick up the winds and bring in cooler air. it's still in the 70s for most of us. 60s in the mountains. the cold front will change things. it doesn't look impressive at this point because it's lost so much strength. the reason it's losing strength is because it's breaking into two pieces. the first piece will move through today. there is the chance for the shower or two. some clouds will come through. that's about it. the second piece we're going to notice. it will take a southern tract, picking up moisture, coming into the mid-atlantic tomorrow. the clouds are in place, the chance for a couple showers the first part of the day. the farther south you go, the quicker the rain will arrive. now in the city for the game, the prostate cancer challenge, the first part of the day should be dry. the rain picks up through the second part of the day, more so tomorrow night. on monday as the storm gets closer, the rain will be heavy at times and continue into tuesday. in the tropics we have tropical
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storm matthew moving to the west northwest at 15 miles per hour. winds are 52 at this point. and it's going to move into the yucatan peninsula. a lot of question what happens later in the week for the southeastern part of the united states. we'll keep you updated on that. lisa is out there, now a hurricane moving to the north at this point. it has been going in all directions. when it does move to the north it will move into cooler water and eventually it will start to lose strength. >> our waters a little quieter than that. we do have small craft advisories in effect as we letterhead through the day with a westerly wind gusting to 15 knots at times. we are going up to 86 for our high, a warm one and breezy one. tonight we start to drop 57 for our low, and tomorrow the clouds come in, the chance for a shower or two, the rain tomorrow night into monday will be heavy at times. tuesday -- excuse me, monday and tuesday. then it starts to pull away. as it does temperatures will be creeping back up in the five day forecast we are in the 70s not the 90s. big changes as compared to this
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weaning. >> we need that rain to -- cool us down. still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning. >> reporter: good morning i'm mike schuh live at the fairgrounds. if it is late september, it must be the greek festival. and when we come back we're talking all things greek, food. join ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back. a beautiful saturday morning ahead. 7:45. it is 72 degrees outside. and the greek festival at the state fairgrounds this weekend has a little something for everyone, particularly food. yes, how can you talk about a greek festival without food? >> we'll go back to mike schuh in timonium now. say good morning. >> kalamari. >> annoying? >> no, good morning. i may be annoying, but good morning. >> reporter: yatso. >> you're supposed to say something in greek. but then we pretend like we know what we're doing. there is a giant, giant kitchen out here at the greek festival.
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tacanis, which means. >> how are? >> i'm fine thank you, how are you. >> this is kathy x because her last name is unpronounceable to many americans, which is xantacos? >> very good. >> tell me what we have here. >> first we'll start off with our fried calamari and zeulaki, and gyro, stuffed grape leaves, and spankotopea, and the famous greek salad, lamb, roasted lamb and most importantly all of our homemade pastries. >> why? >> they're such labor intensive. our ladies in our church make all the pastries. >> it's the ladies who run things. >> that's right. >> reporter: the great thing about this is not only do you make a ton of money for the
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church. >> right. >> reporter: you have a ton of people who come out here. >> correct. >> reporter: like how many? >> i would estimate about 5000 for the weekend. >> reporter: that's really good. and you have this big hall, plus you have a huge outdoor kitchen, eating tent. >> a kitchen, our food line is out there. we have an area with our kids, moon bounces, games, things like that. >> reporter: do you allow non greeks to come? >> absolutely. >> reporter: do you allow non greeks to dance? >> absolutely. we will even teach them. >> reporter: somebody like me would be teachable? >> absolutely. >> reporter: i saw her look at me and go i'm not so sure. >> no, everybody is teachable. >> reporter: it's at the fairgrounds starting when? >> it started yesterday at 11:00 a.m. and it will end sunday at 8:00 p.m. >> reporter: it's not continuous, today it starts at what time? >> 11:00 a.m. you want to have lunch come on out. >> we will be ready at 11:00 a.m. >> reporter: what time do you
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start doing the ouzo? >> any time you want. that's scary out here. at the fairgrounds she told you the times. it smells fabulous and there is a lot of great cool things. join us if you will. back to you. >> how do you say goodbye? >> goodbye. goodbye mike. goodbye mike schuh reporting live from the state fairgrounds. before we say goodbye, eyewitness news saturday morning, after last year's h1n1 outbreak it's more important than ever to get your flu shot. we'll tell you all you need to ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,year's vaccine
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well, after last year's flu season, actually some parts of this year as well, many people are rushing hot to get the h1n1 shot as well as their flu shot. it is that time. >> it is that time. joining us this morning from minute clinic we have christie smith and linda daves, sorry about that. we'll tell you more about what you need to know for this year compared to others, some of the details going on. >> it's very exciting this year. we have the all in one shots. when individuals come, you only need to get this one shot this year. we want people to be prepared. we want you to get it ahead of time so your body has time to build up the protection it needs to have before the bugs start hitting our area. with people that are doing traveling, some parts of the country do get flu earlier than others or at different times. >> what about children? i mean, we have some children in the studio this morning. what about kids, what do you tell parents about getting that h1n1 shot? >> well, right now the cdc is
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recommending anyone six months of age or older do receive their flu shots this year. we also want to encourage everybody at high risk to get it as well. they fall into that category. at minute clinic we could vaccinate 18 months and above. you can walk in at any time, any of our locations. we do have ten different locations in the baltimore area. we are open seven days a week and even holidays. >> okay. christie, who are -- we've heard them before, remind everybody, we tend to forget who are the high risk categories. >> people over 65, young children, anyone with asthma, smokers. >> and what will we say about pregnant women? i've heard both sides, should they or not? >> yes, they're recommending the flu shot for pregnant women in all trimesters. >> and for folks, if you're worried about the preservatives in the flu shot, what do you tell people if they're really kind of concerned is. >> the flu shot is perfectly safe.
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if you do have some concerns and you want something that's preservative free, if you ask it, we do have it. >> you can get that. >> it's as effective? >> yes, you can either get that at the minute clinic or one of our pharmacy staff at the cvses well. >> i know earlier this year, i got the vaccine the mist. >> this is what i was getting at. >> i'll reveal my weakness, i can't stand needles, when i heard about this, i thought it was great. tell me about the nose one. >> we do not over the mist at minute clinic, we only go with the injectable. that's what we highly recommend. it's very effective. and it really doesn't hurt. we're going to do a little demonstration shortly. i would love to give you one if you would like. >> i'm not crying on air. >> we don't want that, absolutely not. >> we have 30 seconds left. what do you do when you've got kids, that are trying and complaining, how do you calm them down? >> well, you know, you make
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good eye contact. it doesn't hurt for the parent to give them a little bribe sometimes. we do have some sugar free lollipops, to give if it's okay with the parents. we have stickers as well. just nice fun things that kids get. if you do come and get your flu shot we have a 10% off coupon to use in the cvs stores as well. >> thank you linda daves, and christie of the we'll have more information when we come back and bernadette will have the five day. for more information on this and how to get your shot go to our website wjz.com. we are back in ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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welcome back everybody. warm today. we cool down tomorrow. and rain chances increase. >> since i am a wimp with this one, we have a brave soul right now. and he is going to get his flu shot. we're trying to show you how easy it is and me also how easy
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this process is. all you have to do is it's going to be quick, you go in there and there it goes. >> and kate and he is supporting his dad, giving him moral support by holding his hand. >> that's our report for this saturday. i'm gigi barnett. bernadette woods. we'll see you back here at 7:00. 7:00. we ha[ male announcer ] need a better way to save for the things you want? meet pnc virtual wallet. it comes with a wish list, that helps you set aside money for the stuff that really matters... just put the things you want on your wish list... and contribute money when you feel like it... then, watch as you get closer to getting what you want. wish list is built to make saving a whole lot more fun. experience all the ways virtual wallet can help you save at pncvirtualwallet.com.
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